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[audio]"Little" Jimmy Scott and Ruth Brown at the Kennedy Center (part 1 of 2)
This recording contains a performance by R&B vocalist "Little" Jimmy Scott (1925 - ) at the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater in Washington, D.C. The Rhythm & Blues Foundation's Howell Beagle and Ohio Congressman Louis Stokes introduce Scott and his band. Scott performs "All of Me" (00:07:58), "Time After Time" (00:11:50), "Day by Day" (00:17:53), "Pennies from Heaven" (00:24:31), and "When Did You Leave Heaven?" (00:28:35)...
Downloads: 50
[audio]"Little" Jimmy Scott and Ruth Brown at the Kennedy Center (part 2 of 2)
"Little" Jimmy Scott is interviewed by hosts Bill Barlow and Jerry Washington before Ruth Brown's performance at the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater. Brown performs "Secret Love" (00:06:08), introduces the band and performs "Looking Back" (00:11:09), "5-10-15 Hours" (00:17:57), "Be Anything, But Darling Be Mine" (00:22:51 with extended intro), "Teardrops from My Eyes" (00:34:28), "This Bitter Earth" (00:38:36 with extended intro), "Since I Fell for You" (00:47:51), "Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You...
Downloads: 41
[audio]"LORILLARD YOUTH SMOKING PREVENTION PROGRAM" TAKE 10 AUDIO HIGHLIGHTS
Compilation of radio commercials for "Take 10: start talking so your kids don't smoke" parent education campaign sponsored by the Lorillard Youth Smoking Prevention program. Includes interview with Dr. Michael Popkin
Keywords: cigarette; tobacco; youth; industry sponsored prevention program; children
Downloads: 9
[audio]1) Local Radio Program -- To Smoke or Not To Smoke WCCY-FM Detroit MI, 2) Midday Magazine - Local Radio Program WJR-AM DETROIT MI
Compilation of radio interviews with Robert D. Tollison promoting his book "Smoking and the state: social costs, rent seeking, and public policy" and denying "social costs" associated with smoking including high health care costs and lost productivity
Keywords: tobacco; cigarette; social cost; social research; societal attitude; industry response; secondhand smoke; airplane; regulation; public policy; workplace; economic cost; government; tobacco industry; public place
Downloads: 7
[audio]L'Amfiparnaso / The western wind (Episode 3 of 33, Part 1 of 2)
A performance of Orazio Vecchi's late 16th-century madrigal opera L'Amfiparnaso (1597) by a cappella vocal ensemble The Western Wind. Cast includes Janet Steele and Janet Sullivan, sopranos; William Zukof, counter-tenor; William Lyon Lee, tenor; Elliot Levine; bass. This reel contains the first half of the opera and an intermission. During the intermission, WBAI's Eric Salzman interviews Steven Urkowitz, director, and singer-musicologist Larry Bennett about the history of madrigal comedy, Vecchi...
Keywords: Vecchi; Orazio; 1550-1605; Salzman; Eric; Urkowitz; Steven; 1941-; MUSIC; Operas-- 16th century
Downloads: 10
[audio]L'Amfiparnaso / The western wind (Episode 3 of 33, Part 2 of 2)
A performance of Orazio Vecchi's late 16th-century madrigal opera L'Amfiparnaso (1597) by a cappella vocal ensemble The Western Wind. This recording opens with an announcement of upcoming Free Music Store performances. Eric Salzman introduces the second part of the program. Cast includes Janet Steele and Janet Sullivan, sopranos; William Zukof, counter-tenor; William Lyon Lee, tenor; Elliot Levine; bass...
Keywords: Vecchi; Orazio; 1550-1605; Salzman; Eric; Urkowitz; Steven; 1941-; MUSIC; Operas-- 16th century
Downloads: 3
[audio]L'histoire du soldat (Episode 6 of 33)
The second part of an evening devoted to performance of works by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) held at WBAI's Free Music Store on December 18, 1971. This part contains a performance of Stravinsky's theatrical work L'Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale) (1918). Cast includes Tim Jerome, narrator; Arthur Miller, a soldier; and Pat Shea, the Devil. Musicians include Jeanne Benjamin, violin; Richard Fredrickson, bass; Paul Gallo, clarinet; Charles Nussbaum, bassoon; James Stubbs, trumpet; Lawrence ...
Keywords: Music--20th century; Stravinsky; Igor; 1882-1971
Downloads: 12
[audio]La Marcha en Washington
Pacifica Radio's special report on the Latino/Latina March for Civil and Human Rights, held last Saturday in Washington, D.C. With hosts Santiago Nieves, Juan Gonzalez and Patricia Gonzalez.
Downloads: 7
[audio]Labor Express for 07-18-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 7-18-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s program I bring you the third and final installment of my update on the lockout of 228 Steelworkers in Metropolis Illinois. In this segment I talk with Local 7-669’s allies, in both the Steelworkers International and immigrants rights activists in Los Angles who worked with union members to block a Honeywell contract in that city...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 124
[audio]Labor Express for 07-25-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 7-25-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today's episode of Labor Express Radio we will hear once again from economist Dr. Jack Rasmus. Dr. Rasmus is a professor of economics at both St. Mary and Santa Clara University in California as well as an economic advisory to the San Francisco Labor Council. He is also the author of the book Epic Recession: Prelude to Global Depression and a forth coming book entitled Obama's Economy: Recovery for the Few...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 118
[audio]Labor Express for 08-08-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 8-8-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today's episode of Labor Express Radio we bring you one more update on the situation in Metropolis Illinois with the locked workers at the Honeywell Uranium Processing plant. On Tuesday, members of Steelworkers Local 7-669 voted by a slim margin to ratify a tentative agreement that includes some victories for the local but includes many painful concessions...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 118
[audio]Labor Express for 08-22-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 8-22-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. It is a rare thing when activists launch a campaign and win their first substantial success within the same week. But that is precisely what happened for immigrant rights activists last week. As President Obama shifts into campaign mode in preparation for the 2012 presidential election, one element of his base, Latino voters, are increasingly voicing their disappointment with the President...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 121
[audio]Labor Express for 09-05-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 9-5-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this Labor Day 2011 episode of Labor Express we discuss Stand Up! Chicago's plans for their labor day rally in Grant Park. We also discuss last months unemployment numbers, the on going contract fight at Verizon, a public school teachers rally on the far southeast side of the city, the ongoing labor struggle in Wisconsin and the human rights situation in Honduras...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 119
[audio]Labor Express for 09-26-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 9-26-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today's program we take a closer look at the so called "re-invention plan" currently being imposed on the Chicago City College system. The plan has been met with some stiff resistance by faculty, students, staff and community members. A meeting on Sept. 15th which was to be held at Harold Washington College was displaced by the College president who attempted to quash the event by telling event organizers at the last minute ...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 111
[audio]Labor Express for 10-03-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-3-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today's program we will get un-update on Occupy Chicago, the 24-7 ongoing occupation in Chicago's financial district to protest corporate greed and corporate power. We will also get an update on the efforts of Chicago's Anti-Eviction Campaign including some details of recent victories and recent setbacks. And before all that we will hear a bit about efforts in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood to fight for an area trauma cent...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 201
[audio]Labor Express For 10-18-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-18-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s episode of Labor Express Radio we’ll hear about Chicago’s Anti-Eviction Campaign. They held a small action outside Cook County Sheriff and mayoral candidate Tom Dart’s office in downtown Chicago Thursday and presented him with their own 5 day eviction notice I will also offer some commentary on the lessons the 33 Chilean miners who were freed from 69 days captivity far underground on Wednesday and what they ...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 14
[audio]Labor Express For 10-19-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-19-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode we take a look at the real ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now). The mainstream media has portrayed the organization as if it was created to carry out vote fraud on behalf of Democratic candidates. In reality, ACORN is the most successful community organizing network in U.S. history and has worked to empower poor and working class communities around the country...
Keywords: labor; justice; rights; worker; union; chicago
Downloads: 6
[audio]Labor Express For 11-1-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-1-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. First, we’ll hear from Jorge Ortiz of the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign. A couple weeks ago we aired audio from a rally the campaign held outside the office of Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart. The campaign was demanding he declare a moratorium on all economically motivated evictions. Within days of that broadcast, Dart announced to the media that he was calling a halt to some evictions...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 15
[audio]Labor Express for 2-10-2014 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 2-10-2014 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s episode of Labor Express Radio we take a look the current status of the debate around immigration reform and the movement for immigrant rights.  There has been much discussion in the mainstream press as of late that after several setbacks in the past couple years, 2014 could be the year that we see comprehensive immigration reform...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; immigrants; rights; Obama; immigration reform
Downloads: 7
[audio]Labor Express for 2-17-2014 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 2-17-2014 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s episode of Labor Express Radio we have a sort of 10th anniversary program.  In 2004 when I took over Labor Express from the program’s founder and long time host Wayne Heimbach, I was the co-chair of the Global Justice Committee of Jobs with Justice.  In those days we were working on the Coca-Cola boycott motivated by the assassination of several trade unionist at Coca-Cola facilities in Colombia...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; Colombia; human rights; war; peace
Downloads: 4
[audio]Labor Express For 2-18-13 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 2-18-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program.A few weeks ago, both the US Senate and President Obama put forward proposals for so called, comprehensive immigration reform.  Here in Illinois, a new law was enacted allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain a drivers license.  Latinos were disappointed with Obama’s first term, given his broken promise to enact immigration reform...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; immigrants
Downloads: 26
[audio]Labor Express For 2-21-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 2-21-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. The past week has been one of those weeks in which I wished Labor Express aired 2 or 3 times every week. There is no way we can do justice on today’s program to all the important developments of the past week. Of course tomorrow is election day in Chicago and, as promised I will bring you my interview with Mike Klonsky on Rahm Emmanuel’s policy positions on public education...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 26
[audio]Labor Express for 2-25-13 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 2-25-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program.Since the Honduran coup in 2009, the first successful attempt of the right wing to overturn a decade and a half of democratic transformation in Latin America by force, we have been updating you on developments in that country, especially the deteriorating human rights situation.  On today’s program I will air an interview with Honduran LGBT activist Jose Palacios...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; schools; public; Pilsen; Little Village; Chicago Public Schools
Downloads: 23
[audio]Labor Express For 2-28-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 2-28-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. What a great time to be alive. At least that is how I have felt the last couple weeks as we witness working people taking to the streets and demanding democracy across the globe. After 3 years of misery, with the worst economic crisis in the last half century, it appears too many that perhaps, just perhaps, we are on the precipice of serious social change...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 17
[audio]Labor Express For 2-4-13 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 2-4-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program.Last week, both the US Senate and President Obama put forward proposals for long awaited, so called, comprehensive immigration reform. And here in Illinois, a new law was enacted allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain a drivers license.  One of the greatest disappointments of many with Obama’s first term, was his broken promise to tackle the immigration issue.  The outcome of the November elections, in which the Latino vo...
Keywords: labor; rights; worker; union; justice; Chicago; immigrant; migrant; Obama; Illinois
Downloads: 17
[audio]Labor Express For 2-7-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 2-7-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On the second half of today’s program, as promised, we will bring you more about the mayoral candidates standing for election here in Chicago; this time with audio from the Chicago Teachers Union’s mayoral forum. But given the on-going and rapidly evolving events in Egypt, and the reaction to those events here in Chicago, we will devote the first half of today’s program to that topic again this week...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 12
[audio]Labor Express for 3-10-2014 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 3-10-2014 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. In the Fall of 2012, a new effort to organize low wage workers burst onto the scene.  Called the Fight for 15 here in Chicago and by other names in other parts of the country, the campaign's goal was to force retail and foodservice companies to pay a minimum wage of $15 an hour.  In Chicago, the Fight for 15 is an effort of the Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago which has backing from SEIU, the Service Employees Intern...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; Fight for 15; SEIU; McDonalds; fast food workers; low wage
[audio]Labor Express for 3-11-2013 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 3-11-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. However, a 20 minute portion of the program had to be removed at the legal request of one of the conference participants. We apologize for the inconvenience. “The basic system of worker representation is failing to meet the needs of America’s working men and women by every critical measure”, these are the words, not of some outside critic of the U.S...
Keywords: labor, chicago, union, justice, workers, immigrants, Walmart
Downloads: 14
[audio]Labor Express For 3-14-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 3-14-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. The great labor uprising in Wisconsin continues even after Governor Walker took what many are calling illegal measures to push through his anti-union law. And the labor rebellion continues to spread to other states. We will bring you audio from Indianapolis and Madison were major labor protests were held last week. We’ll also hear from those who argue it is time for a general strike in Wisconsin...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 25
[audio]Labor Express for 3-17-2014 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 3-17-2014 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all.  Every so often Labor Express lands on one holiday or another and I enjoy taking those opportunities to emphasize some radical, working class history aspect of the holiday.  Of course St. Patrick’s Day, despite its more commercial and religious aspects is an excellent holiday to to do just that...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; standardized tests; schools; teachers; students; ISAT; St. Patrick's Day; Irish
[audio]Labor Express for 3-18-2013 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 3-18-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. “The basic system of worker representation is failing to meet the needs of America’s working men and women by every critical measure”, these are the words, not of some outside critic of the U.S. labor movement. That was a quote from AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. Trumka is speaking about a stark reality. Organized labor is under attack in this country and despite winning a battle here and there over the past few years,...
Keywords: labor, chicago, union, justice, workers, immigrants, AFL-CIO, UE, Warehouse Workers for Justice, Walmart
Downloads: 21
[audio]Labor Express For 3-21-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 3-21-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. The Great Labor Uprising of 2011 continues, even if it is not capturing the headlines in the same way it was a couple weeks ago. Not surprisingly events in Libya and Japan, have grabbed more attention over the past week. But the movement continues to march on and has spread to different parts of the country. On Friday a rally of some 5,000 was held in Lansing Michigan to protest the amazingly anti-democratic measures being push...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 10
[audio]Labor Express for 3-25-2013 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 3-25-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Here on Labor Express Radio we have been spending considerable time covering the fight back against public school closings in Chicago. Over the past few weeks this story has started to receive national attention as Chicago’s example seems to have caught on in other cities, including Philadelphia, Detroit, Oakland and New York which are also announcing significant school closings...
Keywords: labor, chicago, union, justice, workers, schools, CPS, school closings, teachers, CTU, Chicago Teachers Union
Downloads: 18
[audio]Labor Express For 3-28-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 3-28-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Most of today’s episode of Labor Express Radio will be devoted to a discussion with Mark Brenner of Labor Notes about the nationwide, coordinated attack by Republicans on workers rights at the state level and the resulting Great Labor Uprising of 2011. We will discuss the breadth of the attack across the country as well as the prospects that the fight back will be a real turning point for the Labor Movement in the United Stat...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 84
[audio]Labor Express for 3-3-2014 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 3-3-2014 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s episode of Labor Express we take a look at the ongoing labor battle at UIC, the University of Illinois, Chicago campus.  Two years ago the faculty organized into the University of Illinois at Chicago United Faculty (UICUF), American Federation of Teachers (AFT-IFT) Local 6456.  The union was given official recognition in 2012...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; UIC; University of Illinois; faculty; UICUF; SEIU; public sector; pensions
Downloads: 30
[audio]Labor Express For 3-4-13 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 3-4-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program.On today’s episode of Labor Express Radio we bring you audio on a variety of topics from a variety of sources...From our friends at Building Bridges in NYC we have a speech by Dave Coles, National President of the Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada recorded at CUNY University in New York, on January 17.  Coles talks about his union’s opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline.Than regular listeners to Labor ...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; environment; keystone xl pipeline
Downloads: 8
[audio]Labor Express For 3-7-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 3-7-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Today is day 21 of the uprising in Wisconsin, and all the signs indicate the protests there will not be ending anytime soon. The decision by the Wisconsin courts to override Gov. Scott Walker’s efforts to eject protestors from the capitol, has ensured public access to the building during the day, but unfortunately the overnights inside the capitol building are no more...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 18
[audio]Labor Express for 4-1-2013 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 4-1-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. In Pilsen, a working class, Mexican immigrant on Chicago’s Southside, Metro Bank has been foreclosing on several apartment buildings and has been attempting to evict the building’s tenants.  But little did Metro Bank know that at least two of their tenants were seasoned activists and members of the IWW (The Industrial Workers of the World)...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; immigrants; NALACC; Oscar Chacon; IWW; evictions
Downloads: 25
[audio]Labor Express for 4-13-2014 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 4-13-2014 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode of Labor Express Radio, Jorge Mujica, organizer with Arise Chicago Workers Center discusses the current state of the immigrant’s rights movement, plans for May Day 2014 in Chicago, campaigns that Arise Chicago is involved in and announces his plans to run as a Socialist candidate for 25th Ward Alderman in Chicago.Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio prog...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; immigrants; may day
[audio]Labor Express for 4-22-2013 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 4-22-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Veteran immigrant rights activist and organizer with the Arise Chicago Workers Center, Jorge Mujica, discusses plans for May Day 2013 in Chicago and the state of the immigrants rights movement locally and nationally.Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. News for working people, by working people...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; immigrants; May Day; May 1
Downloads: 4
[audio]Labor Express for 4-27-2014 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 4-27-2014 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s episode of Labor Express Radio we bring you audio from the 2014 Labor Notes Conference which was held friday April 4th through Sunday April 6th at the Crowne Plaza O'Hare Hotel in Chicago.  We had Jose Oliva of the Restaurant Opportunities Center on the program about a month back talking about the conference in the lead up to the conference...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; post office; postal workers; teacher; CTU
[audio]Labor Express for 4-29-2013 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 4-29-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s episode of Labor Express Radio, we will hear from participants in an historic action by retail and food service workers in downtown Chicago.  The recently formed  Workers Organizing Committee of Chicago held a one day strike and march through downtown in which hundreds of low wage workers participated.  It is part of their campaign called “Fight for 15.”  The goal - to establish a $15 an hour minimum wage f...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; minimum wage; Fight for 15; schools; Chicago Teachers Union; students
Downloads: 2
[audio]Labor Express for 4-8-2013 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 4-8-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On Last week’s episode of Labor Express Radio, we had Oscar Chacon, Executive Director of the National Alliance of Latin American & Caribbean Communities (NALACC), live in studio with us. One of the things he talked about on that program was an event held last Saturday at Chicago State University, called Latino Nation, Beyond the Numbers...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; immigrants; Latino
Downloads: 4
[audio]Labor Express for 5-11-2014 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 5-11-2014 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s episode of Labor Express Radio we bring you more audio from the Labor Notes Conference held in Chicago Friday April 4th through Sunday April 6th.  We will air audio from several speakers who are actively involved in reforming and transforming their unions - turning into more democratic, more militant organizations willing to fight back against concessions.First we will hear from Tim Sylvester, president of Teams...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; IAM; ATU; TDU; Teamsters; transit; boeing; public transit; machinists
[audio]Labor Express for 5-13-2013 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 5-13-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. It is a new era not only for workers in Chicago but across the country. At least that is the message the members of the New Era Windows worker owned cooperative communicated to the press last Thursday at the grand opening of what is one of a very few, if not the only, manufacturing cooperative in the United States. This same intrepid group of workers are the same folks who brought you the week long Republic Window and Doors fac...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; Republic Windows and Doors; New Era Windows; cooperative; UE; United Electrical Workers
Downloads: 12
[audio]Labor Express for 5-16-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 5-16-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. You could call todayâs episode the Motherâs Day edition. In Latin American, Motherâs Day is always held on May 10th. NALACC, the National Alliance of Latin American and Caribbean Communities utilized this past Mothers Day to call on the Obama administration to stop its policy of massive numbers of deportations of undocumented immigrants...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 95
[audio]Labor Express For 5-17-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 5-17-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s program we hear voices from a memorial vigil held at the Haymarket monument in Downtown Chicago last Saturday to honor the memory of Farzad Kamangar who was executed by the Iranian government on May 9th. Farzad Kamangar was an Iranian Kurd, a teacher, a human rights activist and a member of the Teachers' Union of Kurdistan...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 6
[audio]Labor Express for 5-20-2013 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 5-20-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s episode of Labor Express Radio, we catch up on a number of really important developments on the local labor scene over the last several weeks. First we will hear about a rally outside Bank of America here in Chicago highlighting how the bank is profiting from high interests rates for loans to the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) while CPS claims tight budgets require it to close schools...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; Chicago Teachers Union; students; schools; nurses; hospitals; health care; National Nurses United; NNU; health; Bank of America; chicago; union; justice; workers; Chicago Teachers Union; students; schools; CTU; nurses
Downloads: 6
[audio]Labor Express for 5-25-2014 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 5-25-2014 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s episode of Labor Express Radio, the Fight for 15, coming off their recent historic international one day strike a week and a half ago, take the fight to McDonalds door-step with another historic massive rally outside McDonalds HQ in Oak Brook Illinois last Thursday.  We will hear from several of the over one hundred McDonald’s workers who were arrested that day for blocking the road outside McDonalds Corporate...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; Fight for 15; SEIU; McDonalds; health care
[audio]Labor Express for 5-27-2013 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 5-27-13 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s episode of Labor Express Radio, we will bring you audio from the historic three day march organized by the Chicago Teachers Union, May 18th, 19th and 20th, to fight school closings in Chicago.  We will also air audio from the teacher’s union about the unfortunately also historic announcement by Chicago Public Schools that they are moving ahead with the closing of 50 public schools in Chicago, the largest round ...
Keywords: labor; chicago; union; justice; workers; Chicago Teachers Union; students; schools; Bangladesh
Downloads: 6
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